Record number of students begin AFC Football Management Certificate journey
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Football Management Certificate (FMC) online programme today kicked-off with a record number of 49 participants as the landmark programme follows in its predecessors’ footsteps to produce future leaders.
The 3rd edition of the FMC saw participants from 27 AFC Member Associations (MAs), four Regional Associations (RAs) and independent stakeholders representing seven countries across the Asian continent commence a five-month educational journey that will culminate in them being equipped with the necessary expertise to enhance the professional landscape of Asian football.
Abdulrahman boost for UAE ahead of Asian Playoff against Australia
Dubai: The United Arab Emirates received a major boost ahead of their AFC Asian Qualifiers Road to Qatar Playoff clash against Australia as talisman Omar Abdulrahman made his first international appearance in over two years.
The 2016 AFC Player of the Year came off the bench at half time in the UAE’s 1-1 friendly draw against The Gambia on Sunday as head coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena tested 24 players in preparation for June 7’s crunch encounter.
All eyes on the AFC U23 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2022 as Asia’s future stars battle for supremacy
Tashkent: Asia’s brightest emerging talents will battle for Continental glory when the AFC U23 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2022 kicks off on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, for the first time ever in the Central Asian region.
The AFC U23 Asian Cup has served as a launch pad for some of the biggest icons in Asian and world football, which include Japanese and Liverpool ace Takumi Minamino, Iranians Mehdi Taremi and Alireza Beiranvand as well as AFC Asian Cup™ UAE 2019 winner and top goal scorer Almoez Ali of Qatar, with the 2022 edition well poised to unearth a new generation of future household names.
Hong Kong: Yokohama F. Marinos moved to the J1 League summit after a 2-0 win at Jubilo Iwata helped them take full advantage of the defeats suffered by Kashima Antlers and Kawasaki Frontale.
Ulsan Hyundai are now 10 points clear at the top of K League 1 after they won and defending champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors lost, while there was also action in Chinese Taipei and Macau, so join the-AFC.com as we review the latest rounds of fixtures from across East Asia.